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Supreme Court holds no need to arrest Madumadhawa

The Supreme Court today ruled that there was no need to arrest Pivithuru Hela Urumaya (PHU) Deputy Leader Madumadhawa Aravinda in connection with the tense situation that arose in Minuwangoda on 13 May.

Petitions challenge Emergency

Two Fundamental Rights petitions challenging some aspects of the Emergency Regulations promulgated by President Maithripala Sirisena after the Easter Sunday attacks were filed before the Supreme Court today.

SLFP argument for length of president’s term absurd – Jayampathy

Member of Parliament and constitutional expert Dr. Jayampathy Wickremaratne today questioned President Maithripala Sirisena’s apparent decision to seek the opinion of the Supreme Court on the end of his term of office.